The Open Window activity allows you to open an application and execute multiple activities within it.


(*For mandatory)

In the body of activity

  • Indicate window on screen* - Allows you to automatically open an application by selecting its window.
  • Do - The activities you want to execute within the application.



  • Continue On Error (Boolean) - A Boolean variable has two possible values: True or False - True: allows the rest of the process to continue the execution even an error occurs within the activity. - False: blocks the process from continuing the execution.


  • Arguments (String) - The parameters that can be passed to the application at startup. You can use this property to open a specific file with the application you want to open.
    E.g: C:\Users\currentuser\Documents\Sample.xlsx
  • File Name (String)* - The full file path of the application. This must be quoted. Only one of two fields [File Name] and [Selector] must be specified.
    E.g: name.docx
  • Selector (String)* - String of characters that identifies the location of the window. Only one of two fields [File Name] and [Selector] must be specified.


  • Public (Checkbox) - Check if you want to public the activity. Remember to consider data security requirement before using this property.
  • Display Name (String) - The name of this activity. You can edit the name of the activity to organize and structure your code better.
    E.g: [3424325] Open Window


  • Automation Base (Dropdown List) - Specify the version of Automation library. This option goes together with Process argument.
  • Working Directory (String)* - The path to the working directory and must be quoted.
    E.g: C:\Users\Admin..


  • Output Window (WindowApp)* - Output of the activity with type = ‘WindowApp’. Output variable can be used in another Window Scope or Use Window property of other Window Activities. Not allow whitespace in the output’s name.